The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 11 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Python 14 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.67% 4.07% 14.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.72% 10.20% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
Median daily rate £368 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £378 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
Python
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 59.17% 39.84% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 29
Median daily rate £380 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Python.

1 21 (87.50%) Java
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
5 11 (45.83%) Linux
6 10 (41.67%) ISEB
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) Selenium
7 9 (37.50%) Ruby
8 8 (33.33%) Unix
9 7 (29.17%) SDLC
10 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (25.00%) HP
10 6 (25.00%) Perl
11 5 (20.83%) Ant
11 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
11 5 (20.83%) Maven
11 5 (20.83%) Release Management
11 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
11 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
11 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (16.67%) JIRA
12 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
12 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 3 (12.50%) OO
13 3 (12.50%) Windows
13 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
1 1 (4.17%) EJB
1 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) Java EE
1 1 (4.17%) JMS
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Ergonomics
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Release Management
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) Lua
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 10 (41.67%) ISEB
5 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (12.50%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) VMware